While many teachers' unions have voiced support for master-teacher programs, some see New York's program as a thinly veiled merit-pay system.
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November 19, 2015
Research shows that value-added does pick up performance information on teachers, but that doesn't mean it ought to be used for evaluation purposes.
September 24, 2015
After two years, students participating in a random-assignment evaluation showed slightly better reading scores than their counterparts in control schools.
August 28, 2015
Effective teachers signing onto a newly created initiative to mentor other teachers and reach more students could see thousands of dollars in additional pay.
July 08, 2015
A new report says that most changes to the systems fell hardest on the newest employees, who stand to make thousands less under them than those hired earlier.
June 19, 2015
Can districts use funds earmarked for specific groups of students for across-the-board teacher raises?
May 22, 2015
Houston may redirect funding from its $14 million merit-pay program into regular salary increases.
April 07, 2015
Lawmakers in Idaho passed a seven-part public school budget on Monday without debate and with only a handful of opposing votes, increasing overall school funding in the state by 7.4 percent and setting the stage for higher teacher salaries.
February 17, 2015
The 10 districts now tie teacher raises to performance measures; most offer better overall pay, too.
February 03, 2015
Your primer to the teacher-quality programs in the Obama administration's fiscal 2016 budget request.